Anger Management — Does it Work?


Tamar Lewin Reporter at the New York Times

Pamela Hollenhorst Assistant Director, Institute for Legal Studies at the University of Wisconsin Law School

Celebrities do it. First time violent offenders do it. Anger management courses. Prosecutors and judges across the country are increasingly sending people off to learn how to deal with anger. Instead of jail time, they sit around in groups and learn how to short-circuit using their fists to punch out people. Courtney Love, Mike Tyson, Sean Combs and Columbine killer Eric Harris are all graduates of anger management programs. But do they work? No one seems to know for sure. Join guest host Lynn Neary and her guests to listen to the pros and cons of anger management programs.

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